Puerto Maldonado, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Puerto Maldonado, Peru? If you're planning to go to Puerto Maldonado, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Based on the climate and weather in Puerto Maldonado, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Puerto Maldonado, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Puerto Maldonado, Peru by month

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January

January in Puerto Maldonado is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February for Puerto Maldonado can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

If you visit Puerto Maldonado during March, you will probably see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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April

If you are traveling to Puerto Maldonado in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Puerto Maldonado is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Puerto Maldonado can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in Puerto Maldonado is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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August

Traveling to Puerto Maldonado in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you go to Puerto Maldonado in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Puerto Maldonado is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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December

Traveling to Puerto Maldonado in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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